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"The Siege of Harpers Ferry: The Battle of 1862"

The worst surrender of U.S. Troops until the Battle of Bataan - what happened to the men tasked with protecting this stronghold and why did they fall?  Approximately 12,500 men of the Union Army were captured in September of 1862 during the Maryland Campaign.

Earlier Event: December 15
"Christmas on the Front Lines"
Later Event: January 26
"What's in a Collection?"